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The Air Force has returned to flight duty the four B-1B crew members who dropped two bombs that killed five U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan in June — the deadliest "friendly fire" incident in the long war. (Associated Press)

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Afghan security forces members inspect the site of a suicide attack near a new Kabul Bank in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April, 18, 2015. A security official says that at least 22 people have been killed after a suicide bomber attacked a bank branch in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo)

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President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news conference with Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama said the U.S. will keep just under 10,000 troops in Afghanistan through the end of 2015 at the request of Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Microphones hover above Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and President Barack Obama during their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (Associated Press)

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Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani waves from a golf cart as he rides to a meeting at the Camp David Presidential retreat, Monday, March 23, 2015, in Camp David, Md. The pace of U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan will headline Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's visit to Washington, yet America's exit from the war remains tightly hinged to the abilities of the Afghan forces that face a tough fight against insurgents this spring. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2015, file photo, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, left, walks with U.S. Army Gen. John Campbell upon arrival at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. The pace of U.S. troop withdrawals from Afghanistan will headline Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Washington(AP Photo/Jonathan Ernst, Pool)

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani addresses a new conference with U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, in this Feb. 21, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Jonathan Ernst, Pool) ** FILE **

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, a onetime anthropologist and former World Bank executive, will meet with President Obama and Secretary of State John F. Kerry to discuss possible changes to the timetable to withdraw the bulk of American troops. (Associated Press)

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks during a graduation ceremony inspects guards of honor at a military academy, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

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Maj. Mathew Golsteyn was to receive the Silver Star for aiding fellow soldiers in Afghanistan, but his award is now in jeopardy.

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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks to troops at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The Obama administration is abandoning plans to cut the number of U.S. forces in Afghanistan to 5,500 by year’s end, bowing to military leaders who want to keep more troops, including many into the 2016 fighting season, U.S. officials say. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

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National Edition News cover for March 2, 2015 - Iraq, Afghanistan become allies to U.S. on battlefield: U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, arrives to a news conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Carter made his international debut Saturday with a visit to Afghanistan to see American troops and commanders, meet with Afghan leaders and assess whether U.S. withdrawal plans are too risky to Afghan security. (SAP Photos/Jonathan Ernst, Pool)

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Afghan National Police officers march during a graduation ceremony at a training center in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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An unmanned U.S. Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan on a moonlit night, in this Jan. 31, 2010, file photo. The Obama administration is amending its regulations for weapons sales to allow the export of armed military drones to friendly nations and allies. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

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Afghanistan National Army officers march during a graduation ceremony at a training center in Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. Around 1, 200 national army officers graduated after receiving a 3 month training program in Herat. (AP Photo/Hoshang Hashimi)

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Army Gen. John F. Campbell will explain to lawmakers why he tried to conceal from taxpayers how money is being spent on bolstering Afghanistan's nascent security forces and then reversed himself. (Associated Press)

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Afghan police officers hold a national flag as they celebrate after a graduation ceremony at a National Police training center in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. Over a hundred national police officers graduated after receiving a two-month training program in Jalalabad. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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President Obama's Secretary of Defense nominee Ashton Carter is signaling to lawmakers that instability in such countries as Libya and Yemen may require additional counterterrorism operations similar to the ones being conducted by the U.S. military on the Pakistan and Afghanistan border. (Associated Press)

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Afghan leader Hamid Karzai acknowledges applause on Capitol Hill Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 during President Bush's State of the Union address. Back row, from left are, Manassas, Va. firefighter William Best, Olympian skeleton competitor James Shea and Sadoozai Panah, managing director for Women's Development for Afghanistan, Front row, from left are, Shannon Spann, widow of CIA agent Michael Spann, Karzai and first lady Laura Bush. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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An Afghan boy reads the Koran in a madrasa or Islamic school in Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)